ruby-irb - The Interactive Ruby

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository CentOS i386
Package filename ruby-irb-
Package name ruby-irb
Package version
Package release 5.el6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Category Development/Languages
License Ruby or GPLv2
Maintainer -
Download size 317.57 KB
Installed size 1.02 MB
The irb is acronym for Interactive Ruby.  It evaluates ruby expression
from the terminal.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-irb- x86_64 CentOS
ruby-irb - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/ruby -
ruby =


Name Value
irb =
ruby-irb =
ruby-irb(x86-32) =


Name Value
irb <=


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-irb-
Source Package ruby-

Install Howto

Install ruby-irb rpm package:

# yum install ruby-irb




2016-09-21 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Prevent Resolv::DNS from returning truncated dns replies.
Resolves: rhbz#1331086
2015-02-16 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Fix broken DNS Resolv when resolv.conf has option ndots > 1.
Resolves: rhbz#1132704
2014-11-16 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Fix REXML billion laughs attack via parameter entity expansion
Resolves: rhbz#1163994
- REXML incomplete fix for CVE-2014-8080 (CVE-2014-8090).
Resolves: rhbz#1163994
2014-08-12 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Replace hardcoded MD5 by sha256 to prevent SSL server failure in FIPS mode.
* ruby-1.8.7-p374-Replace-md5-by-sha256-to-fix-SSL-server-FIPS-compatibility.patch
- Resolves: rhbz#802946
2014-05-09 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Update to Ruby 1.8.7-p374.
* Remove Patch41: ruby-ppc64-segv-fix.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch45: ruby-1.8.7-CVE-2011-0188.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch46: ruby-1.8.7-FIPS.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch47: ruby-1.8.7-p352-mkconfig.rb-fix-for-continued-lines.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch48: ruby-1.8.7-p352-CVE-2011-4815.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch49: ruby-1.8.7-p358-marshal-load-segv-fix.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch50: ruby-2.0.0-entity-expansion-DoS-vulnerability-in-REXML.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch51: ruby-2.0.0-add-missing-rexml-require.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch52: ruby-1.8.7-p371-CVE-2012-4481.patch; subsumed
* Remove Patch53: ruby-1.8.7-p374-CVE-2013-4073-fix-hostname-verification.patch; subsumed
Resolves: rhbz#830098
- Enable ECC support, provided by OpenSSL, in Ruby
* ruby-1.9.3-p482-Fix-build-against-OpenSSL-with-enabled-ECC-curves.patch
Resolves: rhbz#1033864
- Exclude test that fails when issuing a certificate with RSA signature and
DSS1 digest for earlier OpenSSL versions when used in conjunction with
OpenSSL 1.0.1.
* ruby-1.9.3-p172-Exclude-failing-tests-written-for-earlier-OpenSSL.patch
Resolves: rhbz#1034351
- Rename to to avoid conflict with Ruby's tracer.
Resolves: rhbz#784766
2013-11-22 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Workaround build issues against OpenSSL with enabled ECC curves.
- Make DRb compatible with OpenSSL 1.0.1.
* ruby-1.9.3-p222-generate-1024-bits-RSA-key-instead-of-512-bits.patch
- Fix CVE-2013-4164 Heap Overflow in Floating Point Parsing
* ruby-1.9.3-p484-CVE-2013-4164-ignore-too-long-fraction-part-which-does-not-affect-the-result.patch
- Resolves: rhbz#1033502
2013-07-08 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Fix regression introduced by CVE-2013-4073
* ruby-2.0.0-p255-Fix-SSL-client-connection-crash-for-SAN-marked-critical.patch
- Related: rhbz#979301
2013-06-28 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- hostname check bypassing vulnerability in SSL client.
* ruby-1.8.7-p374-CVE-2013-4073-fix-hostname-verification.patch
- Resolves: rhbz#979301
2013-03-01 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- $SAFE escaping vulnerability about Exception#to_s / NameError#to_s
* ruby-1.8.7-p371-CVE-2012-4481.patch
- Related: rhbz#915380
2013-02-28 - Vít Ondruch <> -
- Fix regression introduced by fix for entity expansion DOS vulnerability
in REXML (
* ruby-2.0.0-add-missing-rexml-require.patch
- Related: rhbz#915380

See Also

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